Normalizing Gender Equality

19 Pages Posted: 1 Oct 2021 Last revised: 3 Nov 2021

Date Written: September 30, 2021

Abstract

Essay accompanying the lecture delivered at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel on May 12, 2021, as part of the Emile Verhaeren chair. In this essay, I argue for a better understanding of social norms’ role in upholding existing gender hierarchies.

Keywords: gender, gender equality, social norms, gender norms, parenthood, ideal worker

JEL Classification: D83, J16, Z13

Suggested Citation

Hardies, Kris, Normalizing Gender Equality (September 30, 2021). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3933733 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3933733

Kris Hardies (Contact Author)

University of Antwerp ( email )

Department of Accounting and Finance
Pleinlaan 13
Antwerp, 2000
Belgium

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